US spice maker McCormick has promoted Ken Stickevers to the position of president of its US consumer production division.

Stickevers, formerly general manager of sales and marketing at the unit, will assume commercial and operational responsibility for the group's US brands, including McCormick, Old Bay, Lawry's and Simply Asia branded items.

He will report to Mark Timbie, president-North American consumer foods.

Stickevers joined McCormick in 2008 after working at Campbell's Soup Co., where he was VP of marketing.